Western Illinois University: Macomb Campus
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Curriculum and Instruction
Elementary Education Course Requirements
Candidates complete general education courses, specific general education courses, pre-elementary education courses, professional education courses, elementary education methods course, field experiences, and student teaching.
Elementary Education majors complete a minimum of 122 semester hours, which can be completed in four years by following the suggested sequence of courses.
To teach in specific subject areas in departmentalized middle school settings, candidates must complete additional coursework to earn one or more Middle School Endorsements.
Candidates may also pursue both Elementary Education and Special Education certification by completing the Dual Certification program.